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Tan is a color that is of brown or green tone of orange.

The first written use of tan as a color name in English was in the year 1590.

The name comes from tannum, (oak bark) used in the tanning of leather.

Meaning of tan

Tones of tan color comparison chart

Name Color HEX Code Red Green Blue Hue Sat Lum Source
Light Tan #ECDEC9 236 222 201 36° 15% 86% (Tan Light (Xona.com color list))
Sandy Tan #FDD9B5 253 217 181 30° 28% 85%
Light Peru #EAC592 234 197 146 35° 38% 75% (Peru Light (Xona.com color list))
Tan #D2B48C 210 180 140 34° 33% 69% (web color)
Orange Tan #FAA76C 250 167 108 25° 57% 70% (Tan (Crayola))
Apricot Tan #E3A857 227 168 87 35° 62% 62% (Plochere)
Light Hawaiian Tan #D2A560 210 165 96 36° 54% 60% (Hawaiian Tan Light (Xona.com color list))
Light Peru Tan #C18D25 193 141 37 40° 81% 45% (Peru Tan Light (Xona.com color list))
Peru #CD853F 205 133 63 30° 69% 53% (web color)
Peach Tan #B4745E 180 116 94 15° 48% 54% (ISCC-NBS #39)
Tuscan Tan #A67B5B 166 123 91 26° 45% 50% (ISCC-NBS)
Windsor Tan #AE6938 174 105 56 25° 68% 45% (ISCC-NBS)
French Tan #A75502 167 85 2 30° 99% 33% (Tan (Pourpre.com))
Hawaiian Tan #9D5616 157 86 22 28° 75% 35% (Xona.com color list)
Dark Tan #865E55 134 94 85 11° 37% 43% (PerBang.dk)
Peru Tan #7F3A02 127 58 2 27° 98% 25% (Xona.com color list)

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